Kahlil Shillingford

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 12 ratings

Kahlil Shillingford Bariatric Surgeon MD, PA

Kahlil Shillingford Bariatric Surgeon Picture

17 yr Experience

17 yr in Bariatrics

17 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

17 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

85% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 16

Max Age of Patient is N/A


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Susan Peacock
MS Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist
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Nancy Johnson
Office Manager

  • About Me

    Dr. Kahlil A. Shillingford, Bariatric Surgeon

    Kahlil A. Shillingford, MD is a board-certified general and bariatric surgeon specializing in advanced laparoscopic and robotic weight loss surgery in Boca Raton, Florida. He is the founder of Kahlil A. Shillingford, M.D., P.A and the Medical Director at Northwest Medical Center’s Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery.

    Dr. Shillingford began his professional career by receiving a bachelor's degree in biology at the University of Michigan. He went on to complete his residency at the University of Maryland Hospital and completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and obesity surgery at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida. He earned his medical degree at the University of Michigan’s Medical School in Ann Arbor. Dr. Shillingford has been proctored by the Realize Gastric Band, Allergan, and Covidien Companies.

    A Center of Excellence surgeon, Dr. Shillingford is a fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), a member of the American Medical Association (AMA), the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) and the Indian American Physician Association (IAPA).

    Dr. Shillingford is very involved in clinical research and has participated in many research projects including the important investigation of hormonal receptors and the psychological effects of overeating. He has presented many lectures on general and weight loss surgery to community and physician groups. His expertise has been sought after by leading magazines and community programs addressing the disease of obesity and related health issues.

    Weight Loss Surgery in Florida

    Before coming to me, patients have typically tried many diets and haven’t been able to maintain their weight loss. I always tell my patients that surgery is a tool to help them where they want to be and to stay on track with their eating, eat properly, and exercise. -Dr. Shillingford

    Using the very latest in techniques and technology, Dr. Shillingford has performed more than 4,000 surgeries in his 13-year career as a respected surgeon. He routinely attends scientific meetings and training programs to learn and implement new and improved techniques so that he ensures his patients have the best possible outcome. Patient education is important to Dr. Shillingford, so he has set up a blog that includes posts about topics relevant to weight loss surgery patients.

    Dr. Shillingford is highly-skilled in performing laparoscopic and robotic surgery and is certified in da Vinci Robotic Surgery. Dr. Shillingford expertly offers weight loss surgery procedures including the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG), Roux-en-Y (RNY) Gastric Bypass, Lap-Band, and revisional surgery. He also regularly performs general surgeries including appendectomy, cholecystectomy, hernia surgery, colectomy, polypectomy, and other gastrointestinal surgeries.

    Dr. Shillingford has surgical privileges at Northwest Medical Center, University Hospital and Medical Center, West Boca Medical Center, and Broward Health Coral Springs Medical Center.

    Bariatric Surgery with Dr. Shillingford

    Dr. Shillingford provides a compassionate, supportive, and warm environment for his patients. Dedicated to providing state-of-the-art, personalized care, he offers a comprehensive weight loss surgery program where your success and improved health is his goal. You won’t be alone on your bariatric surgery journey because Dr. Shillingford and his team will support you before, during, and after surgery.

    If you would like to learn more about your surgical options, Dr. Shillingford hosts free information seminars where you’ll learn about bariatric surgery procedures he offers and answer your questions. To attend these sessions, please contact us because an appointment is needed and seating is limited. If you’d like to talk by phone, give us a call at 561-483-8840!

    If you’re ready to transform your life, we’re ready to support you every step of the way!


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  • Latest Reviews See all 12 reviews
    avatar Jazzy1125 on Dec. 12, 2019

    Dr. Shillingford and his staff are truly amazing. Michelle, Nancy, and Elba in the office are wonderful and will answer any question you may have and if they do not know, they will find out so you do know. Dr. Shillingford does amazing work! He More...

    avatar marcinmiami on Oct. 17, 2017

    Dr. Shillingford is great! He did my gastric sleeve. Very patient answering all my questions and has a calming, low-key demeanor. Would recommend to anyone!!

    avatar lanuzaanac on June 22, 2014

    Dr Shillingford did my surgery (gastric sleeve) last July, so far I have lost 98 lbs, I am so happy with the results, he is a great doctor, he is the best doctor a person can have, he also did lap band for my son More...

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